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About Anand


A small district in Gujarat,  Anand is  also referred as the Milk Capital of India since it the place became famous for  the Amul dairy and its milk revolution. This place is the centre for being the largest milk producer. Anand is well known for being India’s largest diary manufacturer  Amul and also for its agriculture activities. Anand is 100 kms away from the capital city Gandhinagar.

Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Anand. Some of them are Hotel Surabhi Regency (Tariff – Rs.1600), Hotel Relax (Tariff – Rs.1000),  Hotel Kavita (Tariff – Rs.600) and Savshanti Club Resort (Tariff – Rs.670)

The official language Anandis  Gujarati. The other languages spoken include Hindi.

The Important Festivals of Anand is Navrati (October).

Places of Interest
Some of the interesting  places in Gangotri include river Bhagirathi ( 4kms from the town) Gangotri National Park ( 8 kms from Gangotri) ,  Gangotri Glacier (19 kms from Gangotri) Gangotri Temple (5kms Gangotri),  Vishwanath Temple(9 kms from Gangotri) and Maneri ( 13 kms from Gangotri).

How to Get There

The nearest airport to  Anand is  the Ahmedabad Airport. It is located about 83 kms away from the town.

The nearest railway station is  the Anand railway station. It is well connected to all the major cities and districts in the country.

There are regular buses available to cities like Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Indore, Mumbai, Pune and  Bhopal. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include RaoTravels, Gangotri Travels and Diwakar Travels. Online bus ticket reservation is an easy and convenient way to get your tickets

About Somnath


The temple town of Somnath in Gujarat attracts a huge number of tourists as well as pilgrims throughout the year, especially in February-March during the Shivaratri Festival. The Somnath beach also draws a huge crowd. The Somnath Temple houses one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of lord Shiva. It is called the Shrine Eternal, as it was destroyed several times by Islamic rulers.

Places to Stay
Somnath has a number of reasonable hotels for its pilgrims. Some of the hotels worth trying are Lilavati Guest House (Tariff –Rs.500), Avadh Hotel (Tariff –Rs. 900) and Safari Resort (Tariff –Rs.1,000).

Gujarati and Hindi are widely spoken in Somnath.

Mahashivaratri held in February-March is celebrated in a grand manner in the town.

Places of Interest
The Somnath Temple in the town is a major tourist attraction. There is also the Somnath beach for tourists to explore. Other places of interest nearby include Veraval (4 km) and Chorwad (28 km).

How to Get There

The closest airport from Somnath is in Diu, which is located 86 km away.

Somnath railway station is just 4 km away from the town.

Buses are available from Baroda, Ahmedabad, Surat and Jamnagar. Patel Tours & Travels, Mahasagar Travels and Shree Hari Travels are some of the top operators that cater to passengers on this route. When you make use of your bus ticket discount coupon from various travel websites, you can save a lot of money. 

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